By Billy Doolittle
Whether you were asked to lead a Bible study or you were assigned to perform it, you are now preparing to teach a multitude of people and you have an idea of where to start. These are some helpful dont’s to aid you in study.
-Don’t underestimate your time.
Time is of the essence and the clock is always ticking. During my time at Southwestern, a professor informed the class that one hour of study equals one minute of teaching. This is true time and time again. To maximize my study, I free think through the text, reading it several times. If you read it thoroughly, you will be able to recall what you have read when reading through other texts. Sometimes the greatest artillery is recalling what you already know from similar passages. When John Piper prepares his sermons, he reads the texts and writes down related passages which he recalls. Reading and re-reading the text is the best starting point. Continue reading “9 Dont’s for Bible Study”